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, thank you. >> a little background on brazil. it's one of the world's largest economies coming in as number six. it was ninth in gross domestic product, it's expected to grow a 4.2%. inflation is up at 6.7% for the past year. rising rate fueling concerns there may be a another round of interest rate hikes. poverty rate stands at 21.4% with more than 41 million people considered poor. we will continue to follow the unrest in brazil. coming up later this hour, rick grenell the spokesperson for the last four ambassadors to the u.n. he will join us live. >> gregg: immigration reform is debates the turn in spotlight. next week on capitol hill, but can u.s. scenarios behind the bill actually gin up enough support for its passage. elizabeth plann has the story live from d.c. bureau. >> the immigration reform bill starting to take shape in the senate while republicans in the house continue to form what they think is a solution. just as the president says it's a pathway to provide citizenship for folks that wanted to come here and stay here legally while bringing relief to a struggling
we need to get the economy going and small businesses will do better. >> heather: and the answer depends on who you talk to and what stats they reference. you talk to bankers, they will show data released by independent businesses and that showed the null of employers difficulties securing a loan that it dropped six percent in may. then folks from the sba outstanding loans have declined 17% since 2008. so does kioyd down to the numbers? >> it does. it depends on what types of businesses you are in, what growth usual in, what part of united states you are in. it's not a simple answer. again, if we get the economy going, maybe a lot of businesses won't take out loans. small businesses, everybody should small business owner today. it is tough. and i was listening to leland, that is sort of what it is like to be a small business owner today. you have craziness going on, rising costs and rising taxes. it's very tough to be a small business owner. get your house in order to get a loan, it's a difficult thing. big companies seem to have an easier time at it because they can float notes
to be successful and in this marketplace. this global economy. >> the ceo and president of project lead the way is challenging americans to work collectively and in helping students excel in science and math. >> there are so many opportunities available for our students. if they understand what is necessary for them from a skills perspective. so what we do is we teach students how to apply math and science in rigorous way. >> with a background in urban technology he believes project lead the way is a gateway to helping impoverished kids. >> i grew up poor. and -- you know, i -- i remember, you know in high school, when i would drop out as a sophomore. i just remember the people that were so influential for me and in helping me understand that there was a better future. the worst thing that we can do for our children is to have low expectations. and not believe that they can succeed. in fact, they can. >> how can you change to make it better? >> awesome. think about how you can make it better. >> based on his own life experiences, he believes there's hope for every student from all background in
legally while bringing relief to a struggling economy. >> this bipartisan common sense bill will help the middle class grow our economy and shrink our deficits by making sure that every workinger in america practice plays by the same rules and pays taxes. >> senators introduced a bill that would bolster border security. the measure includes 700 miles of fencing along the u.s.-mexico border with the addition of tens of thousands of border agents. it also enforces a nationwide everify system and needs to be in place before illegal immigrants can apply for green cards. with all the support it has, there is still no guarantee this will fly through the senate before the fourth of july recess. >> this current bill is a mess. it is repeating the same failed pattern we saw in 1986. today instead of 3 million people, we're dealing with 11 million people who are here illegally. and what congress is saying is the exact same deal, which is legalization first and then they're promising maybe some day in the future the border will be security. >> senate leaders took a crucial test vote on this plan
that the u.s. economy is on the road to recovery. baby boomers are fueling rv sales. the motor home business hit a detour during the last ut now r vehicle sales apparently are up over the years. so what does this mean for the larger economy? let's bring back brenda buttner, senior business correspondent and anchor of "bulls and bears." thanks for coming back. >> absolutely. >> what is driving these numbers? they're up over the past year. >> they're up tremendously. right now nine million american households own rvs, that's the highest level ever. it's a $14 billion market in the u.s. but essentially you need a lot of confidence to buy a gas guzzling home on wheels. so what this is basically saying is that consumers are confident. essentially rv sales, they kind of anticipate a recession, but they also can foreshadow a recovery. so these sales show that perhaps we're on the road to recovery. >> because when sales bottomed out, it was due to a number of factors. like gas prices -- >> yeah. they didn't just bottom out. they went over a cliff from 2006 to 2009 motor homes, rv sales, fell 60%. th
this whole package of islamism and success for the economy. he took the show on the road. he took that package to all of the arab states, the so-called arab springs. even as these protests were raging in his own country, he was touring morocco and indonesia. i was in istanbul and watching him pedalling his package to the north africans while his country was boiling. so i think the package that erdogan presented to the world, this idea that develops the economy has been severely damaged in the last event. >> always great to see you. we thank you so much for your insights on what is obviously a troubling situation there in that part of the worth. thank you for joining us. >> thank you very much. >>> wildfires rage on in colorado springs. we're going to go there live on a fire that has burned 15,000 acres as of friday. stay with us. hey. they're coming. yeah. british. later. sorry. ok...four words... scarecrow in the wind... a baboon... monkey? hot stew saturday!? ronny: hey jimmy, how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? jimmy: happier than paul revere wi
and the public relations nightmare for turkey has really hurt the economy here. it's called in a lot of questions in terms of the u.s./turkey relationship. president obama is trying to support turkey and say the people have the right to protest, the right to be heard. a time of people are young professionals who say you can't live without facing the threats of tear bull he ises and gas. >> thank you for that, leland. >>> new questions in the investigation into the irs's targeting of conservatives. as brand new fox news poll shows, a vast majority of americans believe the agency's actions were intentional and initiated by high level officials. this coming amid growing new calls for either a major overhaul or possible restructuring of the agency. florida congressman john mica is a republican and a member of the house oversight and government reform committee. thank you for joining us. >> good to be with you. >> so this poll asked people, if theyty the irs targeting of conservatives was a mistake or intentional. 66% say they believe it was intentional. and from a separate question, 40% say they beli
for customers in economy class. that fee starts july 1st. over at united airlines a new offer for unlimited checked bags for one year at a cost of $349. >> you get a year's worth of free checked bags. if you are flying a lot it might be able to help you out. >> southwest and jet blue remain the only airlines offering a free checked bag. southwest allows passengers to check in two pounds bags in for free. again as long as it weighs under 50 pounds. >> shannon: that is why where i get in trouble. you are out there, what can i take out of that bag and put in that bag. it's going to cost me. [ laughter ] >>> thank you. >> shannon: already contentious debate is getting hotter. this time about healthcare and whether illegal immigrants should have access to free services paid for by your tax dollars. a free fair and balanced debate on that. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ stewart ] this is the kind of food i love to cook. i'm very excited about making the shrimp and lobster pot pie. we've never cooked anything like this before. [ male announcer ] introducing red lobster's seaside mimatch. combin
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